News & Updates

  • Dr. Delost Walks 15 Hours Post-Op!

    May 2, 2011

    Hip replacement surgery is a very scary thought. Questions of "How long will I be down?" and "What kind of life will I have after surgery?", often plague people's minds. However, thanks to advancements in medicine, Dr. Dangles and Dr. Delost show us that this is something we need not fear. Check out this video of Dr. Delost, just 15 hours after he had a total hip (replacement) arthroplasty...


  • Aimee Johnson Awared GAHHS Employee of the Month for April

    Apr 11, 2011

    Aimee Johnson of Saybrook has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) April Employee of the Month. She was raised in Gibson City and received her Associates in Nursing from Parkland College in 2004. In her spare time Aimee enjoys reading, shopping, and camping with her husband, Chad, and their four children, Logan, Baillee, Celbee, and Jersee. Aimee has worked...


  • Glenda Woolever Awarded Hospital Employee of the Month

    Mar 3, 2011

    Glenda Woolever of Saybrook was awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) employee of the month. Glenda has been employed at GAHHS for 36 years and is a cook/dietary clerk. Glenda enjoys working at GAHHS because "I like the people I work with and it is a nice place to work." She also enjoys being with the residents in the Long Term Care unit. In Glenda's spare time she...


  • GAHHS Foundation & Auxiliary Fund Raiser Announced

    Mar 3, 2011

    The Gibson Area Hospital Foundation and the Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary announce plans for a Spring Fund Raiser. "Everyone's a Star, Come as you are", a Red Carpet Event. The event will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Railside Golf Course. Arrival and Social Hour start at 6:00 pm. Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $75 per person, or a table of eight for $500....


  • First Incisionless Surgery to Treat Heartburn in Gibson City, Illinois performed by Dr. Joseph Chung

    Mar 2, 2011

    Gibson City, Illinois, February 16, 2011 – Surgery without an incision is now a possibility. The new Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication procedure, or TIF, using the innovative EsophyX® device for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is now available from Joseph Chung, M.D. at Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services, Gibson City, Illinois. Dr. Chung is the...


  • Lindsy Slade Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month

    Feb 3, 2011

    Lindsy Slade of Paxton was awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Helath Services (GAHHS) employee of the month for January 2011. She was raised in Fisher then moved to Paxton during her junior year in high school. Lindsy has worked as a CNA on the Medical/Surgical floor since April of 2010. Lindsy enjoys working at the hospital because everyone is so friendly and work together as a team. She...


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